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Flip4Mac WMV 2.1.1 Now Available

Software release adds support for Windows Media 9 Advanced playback and other product enhancements for Mac users (May 03, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-5-3--Telestream, the media transcoding specialist, today announced availability of Flip4MacŪ WMV version 2.1.1 software. The update adds new features and enhancements to the companys popular Windows Media Components for QuickTime. A major new feature is playback support for Windows Media 9 Advanced Profile, also known as the VC-1 Advanced Profile.  Enhancements include improved 2-pass VBR encoding and MPEG-4 playback.

?Support for playback of WVC1 files is an important first step in broader VC-1 playback support planned by the company, and it is evidence of the growing interest in VC-1 content creation, said Barbara DeHart, VP of Flip4Mac Products at Telestream.

Until now, Flip4Mac WMV Studio Pro & Pro HD enabled users to create Windows Media 9 Advanced profiles. Version 2.1.1 adds the ability to playback the advanced profiles users create or import.  Two-pass VBR encoding enhancements provide improved output results and remove an intermittent green flash issue. Improved MPEG-4 playback enhances WMV support for highly compressed media applications like digital cameras.  Additional enhancements include improved ASX handling, improved installation support when using Apple Remote Desktop, and support for reclaiming file types assumed by other applications. The free version 2.1.1 update is available for download on www.flip4mac.com and www.microsoft.com.


Flip4Mac WMV is comprised of a collection of QuickTime components that enables Mac OS X users to play, import and export Windows Media files using QuickTime-based applications. The family includes free playback of Windows Media files and a range of import and export capabilities priced from $29 to $179 which are available for online purchase at www.flip4mac.com.


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